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Specification Description
Part Number 3RT2916-1BB00
Alternative Part Number 3RT29161BB00
Manufacturer Siemens
Product Type Surge Suppressor
Suitable For Use with Contactor Relays and Motor Contactors Size S00
Mounting Position Any
Mounting Type Clip-on
Width 28 mm
Height 46 mm
Depth 9 mm
Ambient Operating Temperature -25 ... +60 °C
Storage Temperature -40 ... +80 °C
Control Supply Voltage Type AC/DC
Control Supply Voltage (AC) 24 ... 48 V at 50 Hz
Control Supply Voltage (DC) 24 ... 70 V
Control Supply Voltage Frequency 50/60 Hz
Certifications CE, UL, CSA, CCC
Design With varistor

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3RT2916-1BB00 Product Description

The Siemens 3RT2916-1BB00 is a robust surge suppressor designed to protect contactor relays and motor contactors from transient overvoltages, which are common in industrial environments. This component is part of the SIRIUS product family, renowned for its reliability and efficiency in automation systems. The suppressor operates effectively within a control supply voltage range of 24 to 48 V AC at 50/60 Hz and 24 to 70 V DC, making it versatile for various applications.

Engineered with a varistor design, the 3RT2916-1BB00 ensures that sensitive control circuits are shielded from voltage spikes, thus prolonging the life of the connected equipment. It is suitable for use with Size S00 contactors, and its compact dimensions allow for easy integration into existing setups without the need for extensive modifications.

The device can be mounted in any position, thanks to its clip-on fastening method, which facilitates quick and secure installation. With an operating temperature range of -25 to +60 °C and a storage temperature range of -40 to +80 °C, it is built to withstand harsh industrial conditions.

The Siemens 3RT2916-1BB00 comes with a suite of certifications, including CE, UL, and CSA, ensuring compliance with international standards. Its design is focused on providing a high level of protection for electrical systems, making it a valuable addition to any industrial control panel seeking to enhance operational stability and safety.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the purpose of a surge suppressor?

A surge suppressor is designed to protect electrical devices from voltage spikes in power circuits. It attempts to limit the voltage supplied to an electric device by either blocking or shorting to ground any unwanted voltages above a safe threshold.

Can this surge suppressor be used with any size of contactor?

No, this surge suppressor is specifically designed for use with contactor relays and motor contactors of size S00.

What types of voltage can this surge suppressor accommodate?

The surge suppressor can accommodate both AC and DC voltages. It is rated for AC 24 to 48V and DC 24 to 70V.

What is the ambient temperature range for operating this surge suppressor?

The surge suppressor can operate within an ambient temperature range of -25°C to +60°C.

How is this surge suppressor mounted?

The suppressor is designed for clip-on mounting, allowing for easy installation onto the appropriate contactor.

What certifications does this surge suppressor hold?

This surge suppressor holds several certifications, including CE, UL, CSA, and CCC, indicating compliance with international safety standards.

What is the design of the surge suppressor?

The design of the surge suppressor includes a varistor, which is a component that helps to protect against voltage spikes.

What are the dimensions of this surge suppressor?

The dimensions of the surge suppressor are 28mm in width, 46mm in height, and 9mm in depth.

Is there any specific orientation required for mounting this surge suppressor?

No specific orientation is required; the surge suppressor can be mounted in any position.

What is the frequency of the control supply voltage that this surge suppressor can handle?

The surge suppressor can handle a control supply voltage frequency of 50 Hz at the initial rated value and 60 Hz at the final rated value.